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Jan 29, 2013 1:00pm PST
. his name is stacy campfield and he's a state senator from tennessee. we talked to him about his latest project, a bill which would cut welfare assistance by 30% for households where the children fail to make satisfactory academic progress. we're specifically focused on this penalty of increasing the withdrawal by 30% of the amount of money that's paid in temporary assistance to needy families. what i want to know is how will doing that help these children? >> well, what we're seeing in tennessee and probably across the nation from the e-mails i'm getting is that we have a three-part stool for education. it's one part the schools, one part the teachers, and one part the family. probably the most important part is the family. unfortunate unfortunately, we have some families who don't care if their kids get an education or stay in school. what we're say something if your kid is quitting school, not showing up, showing up at 11:00 in his pajamas, that's not a prepared kid to get an education. we need to do something to motivate these parents to realize how important this education is. unfo
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